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  • New and amended regulations for mining exploration from 1 August 2014

    On 11 June 2014 the Swedish Parliament enacted a government bill amending the provisions of the Minerals Act (1991:45) governing exploration works, thereby widening the obligations of exploration permit holders to provide information about their exploration works. The amendment enters into force on 1 August 2014.

    7 August 2014

  • Welcome to our new web site!

    The Geological Survey of Sweden and the Mining Inspectorate are, since a few years back, one agency and now we have a common web site.

    10 May 2014

  • Find old mining maps

    All mining maps in southern and central Sweden are available digitally.

    28 April 2014

  • Five new exploitation concessions during 2013

    The Mining Inspectorate has approved five exploitation concession during 2013.

    13 February 2014